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Laverne F. Schneiders – La Porte City

Laverne F. Schneiders – La Porte City

Laverne Francis Schneiders – La Porte City   Visitation Monday, January 11, 2016 from 4 to 7pm and one hour prior to service Parrott & Wood Chapel of Memories 965 Home Plaza Waterloo, IA 50701 Funeral Service Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 10:30am Immaculate Conception Catholic Church 311 15th Avenue Gilbertville, IA 50634   Interment

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Lorraine Wickman – Manchester

  Lorraine Wickman, 91, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2016, at the Regional Medical Center in Manchester.  She was born on November 18, 1924, at Manchester, the daughter of William and Mary (O’Niel) McMahon.  She was raised and educated in the area, graduating from Manchester High School in 1942.   On

Rebecca A. Sargent – Independence

Independence –  Rebecca A. Sargent, 33 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Wednesday, January 6, 2016, at the Buchanan County Health Center in Independence.  She was born on February 10, 1982, in Joplin, Missouri, the daughter of Mark Allyn and Roberta Susan (Dapron) Johnston.  She graduated from high school in St. Louis, Missouri, and

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Nominees Announced for Dyersville Chamber’s “Business of the Year”

  Several businesses have been nominated for the Dyersville Chamber’s annual “Business of the Year” Award. The five nominees are Plum Creek Archery, Prier Brothers, Tauke Motors, Theisen’s and JAM Systems/Midland Doors. The winner will be announced at the Dyersville Chamber’s Annual Meeting on Wednesday night, January 20th at the Petersburg Community Center. The event


Vilsack to Address Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit

JOHNSTON, IOWA – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, and former Iowa Governor, Tom Vilsack will provide a unique perspective on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) commitment to renewable fuels at the 10th Annual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit on January 19, 2016 in Altoona, Iowa. “Sec. Vilsack has been a steadfast supporter of renewable fuels, and


Several Arrested in Meth Lab Bust in Delhi Area

Authorities busted a meth lab in Delaware County Thursday night. The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office says they served a search warrant at two homes in the Delhi area. The first warrant was served on 47-year old Kimberly Willingham (photo left) at 304 Franklin Street. Willingham has been charged with Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of


Northeast Iowa Telephone Changes Ownership

  There’s a change in ownership at Northeast Iowa Telephone. The Manchester business has been in the hands of Mike Corkery, who has worked for Northeast Iowa Telephone for forty years. Corkery says technology has brought a lot of changes to his business over the years. Corkery took on a new responsibility when he was


Mentors Needed for Kids in Delaware County

Have you ever considered being a mentor for a child? Mentoring Connection for Delaware County is looking for adults who are willing to volunteer their time to mentor a child. Mentoring does not necessarily involve teaching a child, but simply spending quality time with a child who would benefit from having an adult role model


Delhi Lions Pride Day Returning in 2016

Delhi Lions Pride Day is making a return this year. The annual event in Delhi took the year off last year due to a labor shortage and the inability to compete with the Great Jones County Fair, but plans are underway to bring the event back on Saturday, July 30th. Organizers tell KMCH that Delhi


RMC Welcomes First Baby of 2016

Regional Medical Center’s first baby of 2016 has arrived. Grayson James Burkle was born January 5th to Kirk and Emily Burkle of Manchester. The new baby boy came into the world at 8:10 am weighing seven pounds seven ounces. As a token of congratulations, Regional Medical Center presented the family with a special First Baby